We take a walk around the beautiful seaside town park with ponds, bandstand and bug hotel

There's a war memorial and a garden dedicated to a local TV celebrity

Located in Grove Village in Weston-Super-Mare, the three-hectare Grove Park is a municipal park on the site of a late-17th-century house and grounds.

In 1696, Grove House (now used as Weston-super-Mare Town Council's headquarters) was the Pigott family's private garden.

As Weston-Super-Mare developed into a resort town by the late 19th century, there was pressure to provide public gardens.

In 1890, the Grove was acquired and conversion of the site to a public park was undertaken by A E Collins, and was completed by 20 June 1891 when Grove Park was opened to the public.

A war memorial and associated formal gardens were constructed in the park in 1922.

The park is now tended by Friends of Grove Park (FoGP) with support from North Somerset Council. There is a car park, rock gardens, ponds and a play area to name a few of the facilities.

Here are 38 photos from our visit to Grove Park:

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